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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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NHL All-Star Game Notes

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MN Seeks Two New Stadiums

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Judge Chastises Rockies

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UT Seeks To Boost Skiing Profile

The DIRECT MARKETING NEWS'' Mickey Alam Khan reported the UT Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) "is devising a search engine strategy to put skiutah.com on the map for consumers seeking skiing options

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“Everyone hates me there. People think I''m joking when I say it, but I''m not joking. They all despise me.” — Jimmy Kimmel, on being a member of the "Fox NFL Sunday" pre-game show (CBS

Playoff Ratings Surge Continues

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, CBS, DirecTV, Football, New England Patriots, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, LA Rams, Viacom

Media Notes

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Super Bowl Advertising Notes

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“The promos they asked me to do for some of their Fox shows, I simply wouldn''t do. Others I did a double-clutch on because I didn''t feel they were in the best of taste.” — Fox'' Pat S

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